Key Tips for Writing your Message Clearly - Webinar presenter, Leah Morris [Video – 56:06] (2012)

This webinar, hosted by Leah Morris, the executive director of the Adult Basic Education Association in Hamilton, Ontario, offers practical advice for writing clearly.

She suggests that before starting to write, the writer needs to determine who the audience will be; what the needs of that audience are; and what the writer wants to tell the reader.

Writers should avoid acronyms and jargon; use the active rather than passive voice; write directly to the reader; explain hard words in context; and use a positive tone. They can make their writing easier to understand by using headings to summarize text; listing critical points apart from text; and avoiding long, complicated sentences.

The webinar also includes tips on choosing fonts, paper, and ink; deciding on line spacing and margins; creating bullet lists; and using graphics effectively.

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2013-06-12
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